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Almost time!

Postby europa » Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:22 am

It's 8:50 in the am (local time).
Prologue telecast starts 11:50 in the pm (local time)

FIFTEEN HOURS TO GO - WOO HOO :D

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by BNA » Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:27 am

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Postby tuco » Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:27 am

Until 3:35am :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I'll watch the start but I'm not watching until 3:35am :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby europa » Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:36 am

I'll probably be following the grand tradition of falling asleep in front of the box and missing it all :roll:

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Postby mikesbytes » Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:35 am

Here's my challenge, can I get up and do the 6.30am club ride after watching it?
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Postby Kalgrm » Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:49 pm

If you do Mike, there's a very good chance you'll be the only one there. Win by default! :wink:
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Postby moosterbounce » Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:49 pm

almost 3 hours to go. The race is from 11 to 1.30am so not too bad...though I'm tired now so later isn't looking good.

Excited though :P

WAKE UP RICHARD!!
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Postby LuckyPierre » Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:11 pm

My SBS guide says I have to wait until 11:50, racing in the rain seems to be a lot harder than riding ie. I'm more tired after a short race at a reasonably low average speed than I've been after longer, faster rides. :?
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Postby mikesbytes » Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:38 pm

I ain't gunna make it, I'm dead already
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Postby Kev365428 » Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:37 pm

Struggling. Eyes are heavy. Doesn't help going down to the RSL to watch the rugby earlier.

To set up the video or to try to stay the course....that is the question.

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Postby Mulger bill » Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:47 pm

Don't get home from work till it's over :roll:

Was getting the GLW to tape it, but SBS reception is having "one of those days" :roll: :x

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Postby europa » Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:20 am

I got cunning, went to bed at 8:30 and set the alarm for 11:40. As I type, I'm upright, mobile, eyes making out vague shapes in the world around me and SBS is playing the tail end of some dreadful movie ... oh, and the cat thinks it's breakfast time (he's got buckley's).

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Postby moosterbounce » Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:32 am

We are in count down here in WA. Still up and awake (but for how long?! :? ). Just finished baking as I have friends coming for lunch tomorrow (she can't even ride a bike, but she's ok really :D ). Made a Mars Bar slice and a chocolate fudge slice.

Of course, as the night wears on the number of pieces is dropping...that's why I made two - to ensure there is enough left for lunch!!

I'm a fan so don't get me wrong, but how Wimbledon gets so much airplay over cycling (still no Giro telecast) is beyond me. At least cyclists don't tend to grunt when they push the pedals :roll:
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